Liabilities and Damages in International Commercial Agreements

Date
Date(s) - 05/03/2019 - 06/03/2019

Location
TBC

Contact Name
Lara Al-Jaibaji

Contact Email
lara@ilsa.org

Event Website
https://management-forum.co.uk/product/details/15lwapr18_HierosGamos


This specialist two-day seminar has been expressly developed to focus exclusively on this subject. The seminar offers a wide-ranging and detailed understanding of the law of damages under English law with comparisons to Civil Law jurisdictions. Presented by an international specialist in the field, the seminar shall enable participants to effectively draft and negotiate contracts with knowledge and confidence.

Day one:
Key differences in civil and common law
Pre-contract agreements – background and drafting
Warranties, representations, guarantees and indemnities
Exclusions, limitations and maximum liability
Force majeure, frustration and economic hardship

COMPARATIVE WORKSHOP SESSION: PART 1
Practical workshop where, using a case study as a basis, clauses will be examined that are interpreted differently in different jurisdictions

Day two:
Direct, indirect damages and consequential loss
Q & A interactive session – identifying types of damages
Liquidated damages and penalties defined – comparative analysis
Choice of law, jurisdiction and arbitration: Part 1 – choice of law and jurisdiction
Choice of law, jurisdiction and arbitration: Part 2 – arbitration and dispute resolution

COMPARATIVE WORKSHOP SESSION: PART 2
Practical workshop where, using a case study as a basis, clauses will be examined that are interpreted differently in different jurisdictions